Category Calls for Art

Request for Images: Ahava / Love

Urgent deadline: Friday April 28, 11 am NY time. A much respected American Jewish magazine (both print and online) is looking for art for its June 2017 issue. If selected, the image will be credited with your name, title of work, brief bio, and a link to your website. Theme: the Jewish sensibility of “ahava”/love. The many […]

Job: Studio Arts Teacher (Full-Time) Boston

Gann Academy, a pluralistic Jewish school in Waltham, MA, is seeking a full time Studio Arts teacher to join the Arts Department for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Teaching responsibilities will include foundational and advanced courses in 2D disciplines, such as drawing and painting.  The ideal candidate will also possess skills in 3D media, such as […]

Call for Art – Kaplen JCC, Tenafly, NJ

The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades holds ongoing art shows featuring the work of painters, photographers, digital artists and other creative designers, whose work is displayed on the walls of the JCC Waltuch Art Gallery, located on the center’s second floor. The JCC is currently looking for artists interested in exhibiting for the 2017 calendar […]

Call for Proposals – Artist in Residence, PSU

Appointment Salaried Adjunct faculty member status in the Judaic Studies Program, September 15 through December 15, 2017 at Portland State University, Oregon. Studio space and/or other perks negotiable. Goals Generate intellectual and creative excitement for students on campus by exploring topics related to Jewish history, religious texts, themes and identity through art. Connect to larger audiences in Portland […]

ARTIST CALL for Belskie Museum’s “Personal Renaissance”

  Theme: Personal Renaissance: Reflect on your past artwork in order to compare to your newer more current artworks. Show how your past ideas and evidence of your personal growth, impacts and inspires your current artwork. Your personal renaissance may include a leap from one medium to another. Submit 2 works of art, demonstrating the growth/change in […]

Anolic Awards: Calls for Book Art and for Early Career Artists

The Anolic Family Art Awards is now accepting applications for the 2017 award cycle. There are three awards for Jewish artists: one for art students, one for early career fine artists (25-35 yrs) and one for professional book artists. Established in 1980, the Anolic Family Awards have been given to Jewish artists and scholars with a […]

NY area artists: paid interview for Museum of the Bible

 Time-sensitive! Matt McCroskey, a documentary filmmaker  in NYC, is working on a project that some of you might be interested in. Participants will be paid $200 for a studio interview in NYC.   “We are seeking stories of how lay people have been effected by the Bible or Torah in their work lives or their personal […]

Call for Toronto Area Artists

JOIN IN CREATING A COLLABORATIVE ART INSTALLATION WITH FELLOW MUSLIM AND JEWISH WOMEN ARTISTS LAUNCH OF BLOOD, MILK & TEARS COLLABORATIVE ART INSTALLATION Registration deadline is January 12, 2017. ABOUT THE PROJECT  The grassroots Shema & Iqra’: The Jewish-Muslim Text Project, founded by Dr. Shari Golberg, brings together Muslims and Jews using religious texts as a springboard […]

Call for entries for group & solo art exhibits Vancouver

Call for entries for a group art exhibition to accompany ‘The 2017 Festival Ha’Rikud’ at the Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery at the Vancouver JCC. Open to all visual artists. Media: drawing, painting, mixed media, sculpture, fibre art, photography. The 2017 Festival Ha’Rikud will take place May 12-14, 2017. The Group Show to accompany the Festival will […]

Artist-in-Residence at Kol HaOt Jerusalem: Call for Artists

Kol HaOt  invites visual artists to apply for an artist-in-residency at their new center in the Chutzot HaYotzer Artists’ Colony, outside Jerusalem’s Old City walls. Kol HaOt is seeking visual artists who align with their organization’s mission to integrate Judaism’s rich sources and themes, and Jewish history, into their artistic works. Artists will have access to an […]

Illustrator / Graphic Designer Wanted

  NYC-based artist is looking for an illustrator and graphic designer for an unusual family or adult-only Haggadah she wrote. Deadline December 25, 2016. The book will be approximately 28 pages. It will have words in English, transliterated, and in Hebrew, and pictures. She has sketched what each page will be, but does not have the technical skill to […]

Call for Art Images

A much respected American Jewish magazine (both print and online) is looking for art for its March and April 2017 issues. Themes: March issue: “Dayeinu” – the idea of “enough” and how it relates to Pesach—but NOT anything specifically about Pesach. April issue: “Yovel” – the metaphor of jubilee and the release of property.  The image will […]

Call for Presenter on Jewish Art

Toronto-based Jewish organization is looking for a speaker on Jewish arts (e.g. Jerusalem’s State of the Arts), as a program for Jewish singles (50+). The organization provides the projector, computer etc. There is a budget (discuss details with them; the JAS knows no details). Presentation to take place in May 2017.   Application by December 24 as […]

Call for Art: Ethical Treatment of Animals

Through Compassionate Eyes; The Ethical Treatment of Animals  Curated by: Julie Seidman, Joel Silverstein & Aimee Rubensteen Organized by the Jewish Art Salon Initial Submission Deadline: April 15, 2017. Open to both Jewish and non-Jewish artists. The sacred Jewish texts mandate Tsa’ar Baalei Chaim; humane treatment of animals. Yet, our modern lifestyles support amoral animal agribusiness, […]

Call for Proposals Conney Conference on Jewish Art

50 Years After Harold Rosenberg: Is there a Jewish Art (Yet?) The 2017 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts will focus on the legacy of Harold Rosenberg’s great rhetorical gesture and its continued resonance across the arts. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Dance Scholar and choreographer Judith Brin Ingber and Visual artist/author Ben Schachter, Jewish Art Salon member and Advisor. The […]

Call for Calligraphy

Nails in the Wall Gallery, at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Metuchen, NJ will host the exhibition “Beautiful & Powerful Statements, the arts of calligraphy and re-purposed materials”. Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2017. The exhibition will take place from January 21 until June 1 and will include calligraphy from many traditions, including Hebrew calligraphy. The […]

Call for Art: Trees of Life and Evil Eyes

Yiddish New York invites artists to submit work for its second annual visual arts exhibition, Trees of Life and Evil Eyes – A Contemporary Take on Superstition, Symbols and Mysticism Submission Deadline: November 7, 2016 Abrazo Interno Gallery Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center 107 Suffolk Street, LES New York, New York 10002 Exhibition Dates: December […]

Jerusalem Biennale Call for Art by the Jewish Art Salon

The Jewish Art Salon is excited to announce the curator for our next Jerusalem Biennale exhibition proposal: Ori Z. Soltes. Mr. Soltes teaches in the Program for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University, and is the former Director and Curator of the B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum. He has curated over eighty exhibitions, and is the author of several hundred […]

Call for Art: Homelands

The Jerusalem Biennale, an international survey of contemporary Jewish Art, provides a stage for professional artists who work with Jewish topics. They accept proposals for group shows based on a common overall theme. The upcoming biennale theme is Watershed: A defining moment. It will take place during October 2017.   Homelands is a proposal in formation that […]

Publication’s Call for Art

A much respected American Jewish magazine is looking for art for its November issue, which focuses on “Rebuke” – tochecha”. The image will be credited with your name, title of work and a link to your website. All images will be forwarded to the editor, but preference will be given to current Jewish Art Salon members. […]

Experiential Jewish Educators (Part-time) in Boston

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston (JCC) seeks experiential educators for The Discovery Club, a new program starting in January 2017.  The Discovery Club connects children ages 5-8 to Jewish life and culture through a variety of fun, skill-building classes and activities.  By exploring topics like cooking, music, and nature, children can learn about […]

Call for Submissions for High Holiday Zine

Deadline September 1 A zine about the Jewish High Holidays, published this fall by Tamar Nachmany, writer and artist, is looking for submissions. For more info click here: http://yamimnoraim.tumblr.com Submit drawings, paintings, photos, poetry, fiction, essays, propaganda, cartoons, beautiful Jewish texts, messed up Jewish texts, challenging Jewish texts with scribbles in the margins, or anything else to […]

Open Call Jerusalem Biennale 2017

The 3rd Jerusalem Biennale will take place October-November 2017 in various locations around the city center of Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Biennale is dedicated to exploring the spaces in which contemporary art and the Jewish world of content intersect. It is a platform for present-day professional artists and curators to exhibit works and present exhibitions that […]

Call for Art

A much respected American Jewish magazine is looking for art for its October issue, which focuses on “Al tifrosh min haTzibur.” The editor is looking to publish an image that is evocative of community, the public, connections, civics, unity, togetherness, and/or collective strength. The image will be credited with your name, title of work and a […]

How has the Bible affected your life?!

Impossible Casting in NYC is looking to interview real people that have stories tell about how religion and faith has effected there life for a permanent museum installation. If you are an artist, civil service worker, a politician, a doctor, a chef, an entrepreneur, or any other occupation, please submit a small paragraph about the […]

Call for High Holiday Art

The Jewish Art Salon is collaborating with the Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California in an exchange exhibit. Title of the exhibition: Dimensions of Spirituality – Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. The J.A.S. will exhibit in Los Angeles Fall 2016. The J.A.I. will exhibit in Manhattan in 2017. Curators for the J.A.S. exhibit: Richard […]

Call for Photography

To:  PHOTO ARTISTS Re: PSALMS Exhibit At: IONA Art Gallery, New Rochelle, NY, September 2016 Deadline: May 26, 2016 PROSPECTUS: Psalms+Paintings+Photos+People=Poetry The images of Psalms will be the subject of the interaction between artist Fred Spinowitz and 5 photographers. Four photographers have been selected so far. Each Photo Artist will have 3 framed 11”x14” pictures […]

LABA Fellowship Applications Open

Apply now and join LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture for a year exploring OTHER. http://www.labajournal.com/2016/03/laba-application   LABA is a non-religious, Jewish house of study and culture laboratory at New York’s 14th Street Y. Every year LABA selects a group of ten fellows to join for a yearlong study of classical Jewish texts centered around a theme. […]

Art Kibbutz’s NYC Summer Residency – Applications Open

Art Kibbutz is returning to Governors Island, a public island in the waterways of New York City, for the 3rd summer in a row. As many of you know, in summer, this land trust buzzes with multiple artist residencies and arts events, set among picturesque landscapes, waterfront views, and in unique historic architecture. With studios for […]

Call for Art – Far from the Front Lines

Social change has often been brought about by artists who dare to say what few want to hear.  As in many mediums, perspective derives from distance; being far away allows us to look closer, to see.  Local artists living within the struggle between Israel and Palestine are often challenged and silenced by one or the […]

AdR Fellowship in Cross-Cultural Leadership and Innovative Entrepreneurship

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations (EDRF) promote a philanthropy that engages actively with their partners in driving social innovation. EDRF focus on sustainable programs in education, arts and culture, social entrepreneurship, intercultural dialogue and health research. Its Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship is about harnessing the entrepreneurial drive of mainly Jewish and Muslim social entrepreneurs to build sustainable impact […]

Call for Presenter – NY area

Reconstructionist Congregation Beth Emeth in Rockville Centre, Long Island, is holding its 3rd annual art presentation. Their Beit Cafe will feature a presentation at 8 PM, following their Shabbat service on Friday March 25, 2016 Previous presenters were Naomi Grossman, and Siona Benjamin.  If you are an artist and are interested in showing slides/powerpoint and speak about […]

Call for Art – Publication

A well-respected American Jewish magazine is looking for visual art based on the themes of their next 3 print issues. The works will be published in black & white. The printed magazine will includea simulated Talmud page with text and responses, as well as a section called “Perspectives” (short essays). Each issue will focus on a theme. […]

Call for Entries – Group Exhibit at Vancouver JCC

  ‘Call for entries’ for a group art exhibit open to all visual artists ‘Festival Ha’Rikud – A Tapestry of Cultures’ Application deadline: Friday, March 11, at 4 pm. Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery / The Jewish Community Centre of Greater Vancouver. May 12th to May 29, 2016 Media: drawing, painting, mixed media, fibre art […]

Jewish Visual Art Awards

The Anolic Family Awards are now accepting applications for the 2016 cycle. This year there are three awards for artists in different career stages. • For art students: The Bertha Anolic Visual Arts Israel Travel Award. Deadline for applications: April 15th, 2016. The award is $2,000 • For early career artists, between the ages of […]

Print Production Coordinator/Graphic Artist in Toronto

Ketubah.com has a job opening in production (producing orders and printing them), starting March 2016. It could turn into a full time graphic design position.   Position: Print Production Coordinator/Graphic Artist One-year maternity leave position with potential for a permanent design position   Responsibilities: ·      Typesetting new texts in Hebrew and English ·      Production/printing of orders including: […]

CALL FOR ART – Passover

Sponsored by the Jewish Art Salon and the Brooklyn Jewish Gallery @ CKI Venue: Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery @ CKI, 603 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn, NY. More info on the gallery here. Theme: Passover and the Consequences of Freedom. Maximum dimensions: 48 x 48, ready to hang, all media, but not 3-D. Curator: Richard McBee. IMPORTANT: Works must […]

Call for N.J. Artists for 3 Exhibits: ”Saving Fruitful Trees”

A juried exhibition sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s Partnership2Gether.   Eligibility: Open to all artists new and established, 18 years and older, who live, work or are part of an art organization in Northern New Jersey. Submission Deadline February 24, 2016 All artwork will be exhibited in 3 venues: The Belskie Museum, Closter, NJ – Reception Sunday March 13, […]

Call for Arts & Crafts Long Island

Looking for artists to display and sell their Made in Israel Arts and Crafts/Goods for small arts fair to coincide with Banquet and Concert.   Artists will be set up on a private stage alongside the event with access for the 300 attendees. Captive audience looking to support Israel and its products. Vendor responsible for […]

Call for Art Auction

Event information:  Marina and Danielle are planning a Jewish art auction cocktail party in early February for their organization, called Tsedek (www.tsedek.org) – that helps over 3,000 underprivileged Jewish children in Israel with after school programming, that includes art, music, mentorship, and much more. This will be an upscale event with over 200 art collectors, enthusiasts, […]

Call for Art – Online Chanukah Project

  Now in its second year, #PlusLight is a virtual project conceived by artist Tobi Kahn, in conjunction with the JCC Manhattan, to focus on seeing light in everyday life, and sharing light and hope in the face of the daunting realities of our time. Inspired by Chanukah, the global community is invited to take […]

BluePrint Fellowship Applications

For Russian-speaking adults in the NY area. Application Deadline: December 1, 2015 The COJECO BluePrint Fellowship is a year-long program for Russian-speaking Jewish adults ages 25-40 to explore personal and collective identity through the creation of Jewish community projects, supported by group workshops, one-on-one mentorship, and a mini-grant of up to $5,000. PROGRAM DETAILS The […]

Call for Jewish Films SFJFF36

Save the Date: SFJFF36 returns July 21 – August 7, 2016 SFJFF36 Call For Entries Now Open The 36th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, presented by the Jewish Film Institute, will run July 21–August 7, 2016 at venues in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto and San Rafael. Entries for the 2016 San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) are […]

Call for Art: The Jew As The Other

Yiddish New York* invites artists to submit work for a special exhibition, The Jew as the Other, which will be featured from Wednesday, December 23 – Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at the Abrazo Interno Gallery, Clemente Soto Velez Cultural and Educational Center, 107 Suffolk Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. The exhibition will open with a reception on Wednesday, December 23 […]

Call for Art: Freedom Imagined; Freedom Lived

artCONVERSATIONS, LLC invites artists from all cultural, religious, political and economic backgrounds to engage in an all media conversation about freedoms imagined and freedoms lived. The stunning events of recent history compel each of us to define, imagine, and discover possibilities for the freedoms of a meaningful life. For each member of the human family- […]

Call-For-Entries Water – םימ

The Windsor Jewish Community Centre, in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, is currently accepting submissions for Water – םימ. Many spiritual traditions recognize the sacred nature of water as a life-giving source and a symbol of rebirth. Inspired by the transformative power of water in ךילשת “tashlikh” (meaning “casting off” in Hebrew), a Jewish water-based ritual of self-renewal and metamorphosis, Water – מים will […]

Looking for videographer

Rabbi Richard Borah, Founder of the Observant Artists Community Circle, and Jewish Art Salon Founding member Richard McBee are working on a project to create video podcasts on each parsha. They will be using Jewish Art as commentary, along with R. Borah’s comments, and additional insights from others including Rav Soloveitchik, Rav Kook, Rambam. They are […]

Volunteer actors sought

Ilan Stavans and Julian Voloj are working on a New York fotonovela based on an old Yiddish play. Here is a link to Ilan talking about his previous fotonovela project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AtcfHlPpCY They are recruiting potential actors for this project, ideally from the frum communities. Shooting late May, beginning of June. Contact Julian at julian.voloj@gmail.com

Call for Artist Residency NYC

Ongoing deadline, Summer 2015. Art Kibbutz Summer Residency Governor’s Island, New York City May 26 – September 10, 2015 Applications NOW OPEN Art Kibbutz Summer Residency will take place in a former army officer’s mansion embedded in the Governors Island’s picturesque landscapes, waterfront views, and unique historic architecture. With studios for visual artists, writers, composers, rehearsal spaces […]

LABA Fellowship Applications Open

LABA is a non-religious Jewish house of study and culture laboratory at the 14th Street Y in New York. Every year LABA selects a group of around ten fellows to join us for a year long study of classical Jewish texts centered around a theme, and then interpret these texts in their work which is […]

Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts

Deadline April 30. George Washington University’s, new Experiential Education and Jewish Cultural Arts Master’s Program. This unique degree program brings together faculty from Museum Education and Judaic Studies to train the next generation of professionals in the growing field of Jewish arts and culture. This first program initiative of its kind in the country, prepares students for leadership positions at Jewish museums, […]

The Anolic Family Awards

The Isaac Anolic Memorial Annual Jewish Book Arts Award  Deadline June 1, 2015 A sum of $1,500 will be awarded towards the creation of a unique work of art in the field of Jewish book arts. Book Arts refers to works of art that originate from a relationship to the book form, ranging from scrolls, accordion-style, illuminated […]

Call for Art by the Derfner Museum, Riverdale NY

Deadline: February 2, 2015. The Derfner Judaica Museum + Art Collection seeks artists’ submissions for a future exhibition organized around four themes associated with the High Holidays and Days of Awe: Judgment, Forgiveness, Oneness and Remembrance. Works do not have to relate directly to the Jewish religion and may express diverse cultural traditions. Please send […]